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Alliance University Hosts the Annual Industry Leaders’ Alliance 2023

The Industry Leaders' Alliance (ILA) event 2023, hosted by the Office of Career Advancement & Networking of Alliance University at the Taj, MG Road, Bengaluru, received overwhelming support. An esteemed community of leaders from various business functions and industries came together for ILA for an evening full of lively conversations, insightful exchanges, and unforgettable experiences. It serves as a platform for industry veterans to be recognised and acknowledged for their contributions to the Alliance community as mentors, advisors, strategic partners, and thought leaders.

The event began with a welcome speech from the vice chancellor, Dr. Anubha Singh, who took the opportunity to personally welcome each panel member as well as senior corporate representatives and faculty. This was followed by a panel discussion about digital transformation. The panel discussion's topic was "Driving Digital Transformation: Cutting-Edge Technologies and Their Roles."

The panel included thought leaders such as Mr. Vikas Arora, Managing Director at State Street; Mr. S. Rajesh, CEO of Reliance Jio in Karnataka; Mr. Venkatanarayan V, Vice President and Digital Transformation Leader, GMO at Dr. Reddy's; and Dr. Sunil Kumar C, Engineering Director, Innovation, Data Science, and Automation at Maersk.  Mr. Ramakant, an Alliance alumnus and Client Partner with Capgemini, moderated the panel discussion. The panellists shared excerpts from digital transformation journeys they witnessed and implemented in their professional careers and at the organisations they represented. They also emphasised the significance of a digital roadmap in managing various business functions in order to achieve organisational growth, profitability, and sustainability.  The discussion clearly concluded that an enterprise that does not plan to invest in digital transformation is on the verge of extinction.

A unique two-year full-time MBA programme in digital transformation was also introduced at the event, which was intended to be a revelation for the delegates. The MBA in Digital Transformation is curated by an industry consortium led by AMS India, which includes ABB Robotics, Adroitec, Siemens, and Systema.  During the launch, Mr. Abhay G. Chebbi, Pro-Chancellor of Alliance University, emphasised the importance of digital transformation in business and the need for highly qualified personnel to lead such efforts.  He introduced the programme and the Alliance University partners involved in its development.

Both Mr. Shashidhar NC, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Advance Mechanical Services Pvt. Ltd. (AMS India), and Dr. U Chandrashekar, Chief Executive Officer, GMSIR Scientific Innovation & Research, discussed how the concept of such a modern programme came to be implemented. The Alliance University leadership team then introduced the MBA Digital Transformation programme through a video and brochure launch. 

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Alliance University hosts Tedx Talks with the theme 'Beyond Boundaries.'

On January 21, 2023, Alliance University's Bengaluru Central Campus hosted the TEDx talk. The event shared inspiring stories about people who go 'Beyond Boundaries' in their pursuit of happiness, emotional experiences, solo trips, endurance, managing a career while being a parent, acting, and politics. TEDxAllianceUniversity demonstrates Alliance University's dedication to pushing the boundaries of learning and its transformative impact on people, communities, and societies. The event's goal was:

  • Inclusion and Diversity
  • Women in Leadership Roles; and 
  • Developing a Resilient Workforce through Skill-Based Education

Who were the people who spoke?

  • Candida Louis is an Indian girl from a small town in Karnataka who used her bike to travel around the world.
  • Ankita Mehra, a queer child who grew up to become an LGBTQ+ activist and Diversity and Inclusion Leader; 
  • Ashish Raorane, an Indian cross-country rally pilot who has participated as a privateer in the Dakar Rally (the world's toughest rally raid event); 
  • Lt. Col. Rohit Mishra (Rtd. ), an Indian Army veteran who co-founded an organisation that empowers girls through self-defence and self-confidence
  • Malavika Avinash, a popular name in the South Indian film and television industry and a dynamic political spokesperson; 
  • Ruchir Falodiya, an Alliance University alumnus 
  • Vaishnavi H. S., a media professional
  • Saiwyn Quadras, scriptwriter for Bollywood films such as Mary Mary Kom, Neerja and Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran.
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Alliance University hosts the Grand Annual Convocation Ceremony

On January 14, 2023, Alliance University, South India's first private university, gracefully completed its Annual Convocation ceremony at the Central Campus in Anekal, Bengaluru. Hon'ble Dr. C. N. Ashwath Narayan, Pro-Visitor of Alliance University and Minister for Higher Education, IT & BT, Science and Technology, and Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, and Livelihood of the Government of Karnataka; Justice S. R. Bannurmath, Chairman of the Karnataka Law Commission; and Shri. Harshit Singhal, Managing Director of HashedIn by Deloitte attended the convocation ceremony. The graduation of 2445 students was celebrated at the convocation. Medals and merit certificates were awarded to 161 rank holders. 1615 students were awarded degrees, 830 were awarded diplomas, and 14 Alliance University students were awarded doctorates.

Mr. Abhay G. Chebbi, Pro-Chancellor of Alliance University, delivered a welcome speech, and Dr. Anubha Singh, Vice-Chancellor of Alliance University, presented the annual reports. Hon'ble Dr. C. N. Ashwath Narayan then addressed the graduates, encouraging them to "apply their education to improve society," which was followed by a speech by Mr. Harshit Singhal, Managing Director of HashedIn by Deloitte. Finally, Karnataka Law Commission Chairman Justice S. R. Bannurmath thanked the graduates' parents, family members, and teachers for their contributions to their success and encouraged them to seize opportunities and contribute to society.

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Direct Admission in MBA Without Entrance Exam
September 20, 2023 11:59 AM

Direct Admission in MBA Without Entrance Exam - Admission Process, Colleges and Fees

Direct Admission in MBA without Entrance Exam: Are you seeking admission into MBA colleges in India? Have you not applied or are you not willing to apply for any MBA entrance exam? Do not worry. Get all your queries resolved regarding direct MBA admission in India without entrance exam here. Direct MBA admission without entrance exam is offered by most of the private MBA colleges and private-deemed universities in India.

The direct MBA admission process is very simple and there are not many stages in the selection process. To be eligible for direct MBA admission in India, a student must have completed a bachelor's degree with 50% marks in any discipline. One cannot expect a business school that offers direct MBA admission with low fees. Most private colleges and deemed universities charge moderate to high fees for direct MBA admission. Read below for completed details related to direct admission in MBA without entrance exam.

Colleges Accepting XAT Scores
September 18, 2023 9:39 AM

Top MBA Colleges Accepting XAT 2024 Scores and Cut-Off

Top MBA Colleges Accepting XAT 2024 Scores and Cut-Off: India has a number of top MBA colleges accepting XAT 2024 scores and offering admission to candidates into various MBA/PGDM programs. There are more than 160 colleges in our country that offer MBA admission on the basis of XAT scorecards. These colleges include 11 Xavier Associate Member Institutes (XAMI) and other colleges like Great Lakes Institute of Management, Goa Institute of Management, Amity University, etc. The top MBA colleges accepting XAT 2024 scores are renowned for excellent pedagogy, infrastructure, placement opportunities, practical training, and more.

CMAT 2023 70-80 percentile colleges
June 1, 2023 2:17 PM

List of MBA Colleges Accepting 70-80 Percentile in CMAT 2023

There are many reputable MBA colleges in India accepting 70-80 percentile in CMAT 2023 that offer top-notch management education and excellent career opportunities in the domain of business management/administration. Aspirants who have appeared for the CMAT exam but did not score a very high percentile score to meet the cutoff criteria for Tier 1 colleges like JBIMS, SIMSREE, Great Lakes, and KJ Somaiya need to not give up on their management dreams as many colleges offer MBA/PGDM courses to candidates with 70-80 percentile in CMAT. Candidates must note that in order to have a CMAT 2023 percentile between 70 and 80, they must have a CMAT 2023 score in the range of 181 and 230. A score ranging from 281 to 340 can be considered a good score in CMAT. CMAT is considered by about 1,300 colleges in the country for MBA admissions and management courses.

MBA Colleges Accepting Low CMAT Score for Admission
June 1, 2023 1:58 PM

MBA Colleges for Low Percentile/ Score in CMAT 2023

MBA Colleges for Low Percentile/ Score in CMAT 2023: The CMAT exam is taken by thousands of students every year who wish to seek admission to some of the best MBA colleges in India. Due to the boom in the number of MBA/PGDM aspirants in recent years, the number of people appearing for the CMAT exam has also increased. However, it is quite tough to achieve a high percentile score in CMAT and meet the cutoff requirements for top colleges like JBIMS, SIMSREE, Great Lakes, KJ Somaiya, and many others which set their final cutoffs above the 99 percentile.

A score ranging from 281 to 340 can be considered a good score in CMAT. As per the CMAT result 2023, which was announced on May 31, 2023, a low score in CMAT lies in the range of 116 to 140. That being said, aspirants can always seek admission with their existing scores/percentile at colleges that have a low cutoff requirement for MBA courses if they weren't able to meet the cutoff scores for Tier 1 colleges and do not wish to waste another year for CMAT.

Top 10 NMAT 2023 Colleges
May 10, 2023 3:16 PM

Top 10 Colleges Accepting NMAT by GMAC 2023 Score

The NMAT by GMAC exam is conducted for admission to all full-time MBA courses of NMIMS, Mumbai, PGDM courses of NMIMS Hyderabad, and NMIMS Bengaluru as well as other reputed B-Schools in India and abroad. NMAT by GMAC is conducted once a year in a test window of 70-100 days and is designed keeping the convenience of candidates in mind. 

List of MBA Colleges Accepting 80-90 Percentile in MAT
April 19, 2023 3:19 PM

List of MBA Colleges Accepting 80-90 Percentile in MAT 2023

MBA Colleges Accepting 80-90 Percentile in MAT 2023: Management Aptitude Test (MAT) is conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA) four times a year in February, May, September, and December for admission to over 600 colleges all across India. MAT PBT will be conducted on May 21, 2023. MAT CBT 1 and MAT CBT 2 2023 exams will be conducted on May 14, 2023 and June 4, 2023. MAT IBT 2023 will be conducted on May 7, 13, 20 and 27, 2023. However, MAT February 2023 results have been announced on March 17, 2023.

Management aspirants are offered admission into PGDM/ MBA courses based on the choices they make during the MAT registration. The candidates need to have an idea about the kind of colleges which accept 80-90 percentile in MAT 2023 so that they can shortlist the colleges accordingly as per their requirements. Candidates must check the article to get all the required information about the colleges and their selection criteria. 

Alliance University Bangalore Events

Alliance University Bangalore has announced the launch of Alliance Literary Festival in a press conference on 6 May 2022. The grand festival was held on the central campus of the university on 20 and 21 May 2022. Alliance University is hosting this literary festival on a scale that no educational institution has ever organised. The vision of the festival is to become a centre of art, science, and culture and new ideas in India. Eminent speakers and authors like Dr. Shashi Tharoor, former union minister and MP; Anita Nair, Novelist, and performers like legendary singer Usha Uthup and comedian Kenny Sebastian are expected to be a part of this grand celebration. A total of 60 significant personalities renowned in their respective fields will be visiting the two-day festival.

Abhay G. Chebbi, Pro-Chancellor, Alliance University spoke about the capabilities of out imaginations and how it give birth to masterpieces, during the press conference. Other dignitaries present at the conference were Anubha Singh, Vice-Chancellor,  Anirudh Sridhar, The Associate Dean of the Alliance School of Liberal Arts, Sabin Iqbal, ALF 2022 director; Abhayan Varghese,  curator; Shinie Antony, founder and director of Bangalore Literature Festival; and Nandita Bose, renowned author and poet.

The Alliance Literary Festival will become a source of inspiration and motivation for a lot of aspiring artists, poets and writers and establish their shine in the world.

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riya, Student / Alumni

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LPU do provide scholarship not only one kind but so many kind of scholarships like:- • Based on previous qualification, achievements, national level test, LPUNEST exam • Sports, cultural, research and development, co-curriculum, social service, bravery awards • Special scholarship for topper of education board • Scholarship for single girl child, person with certain disability, orphan. I hope this information helps you, good luck.

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